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100% Online Master Of Science for Nursing Professionals

The ever-changing healthcare landscape makes advancing your nursing practice essential to the promise of safe, patient-centered care. American Public University’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree prepares individuals to be effective leaders in the nursing profession and agents of change in the delivery of quality healthcare. The Master's degree program in nursing at American Public University System is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://ccneaccreditation.org/).

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Through APU's M.S. in Nursing program, you will choose from two tracks:

  • Nurse Educator
  • Nurse Leader

Your MSN studies will conclude with a track-related practicum at a location in your community and an evidence-based practice capstone project.

Get the Most Out of Your Online Learning Experience

  • Take classes on topics such as population-based healthcare, research and evidence-based practice, informatics and technology, and health policy
  • Use evidence-based nursing research and nursing theory to guide your learning and your professional practice
  • Select a practicum site tailored to your area of professional interest
  • Design an evidence-based nursing practice project to apply and showcase your acquired learning
  • Learn from expert faculty who are active leaders in the nursing field and bring real-world healthcare experience into your online classroom

Nurse educators and nurse leaders are helping lead the change to move nursing into the future, while caring for the health of the nation and the world.

Special MSN admissions requirements apply.

NOTE: This Master of Science in Nursing program is currently not open for admission to Tennessee residents or Washington State residents.

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Rising college costs have many of our nation’s hard-working professionals feeling left behind when it comes to making their higher education goals a reality. At American Public University, we believe it doesn’t have to be that way. At APU you’ll find programs that align with industry trends and are backed by individual support teams dedicated to helping you succeed. Our commitment to affordability doesn’t mean sacrificing quality.

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APU prioritizes controlling costs and delivering value for students. At APU, you benefit from quality and affordability.

Tuition Cost Per Credit Hour Undergraduate $285 per credit hour $250/credit hour with military grant Master’s Degree & Graduate Certificate $370 per credit hour $250/credit hour with military grant
  • Earn credits for your experience. Don’t leave your hard-earned credits behind. We offer no-cost transfer credit evaluation so you can possibly fast-track your education by earning credit for prior life experiences, college courses, or military service.
  • Books online at no cost. Textbooks and ebooks provided at no cost to all undergraduate students and master’s-level students eligible for the military tuition grant.
  • Serving the military. Active-duty servicemembers, their spouse and dependents, National Guard members, and Reservists are eligible to receive the military tuition grant. Additionally, they’re eligible for our university book grant, which provides no-cost textbooks and ebooks for undergraduate and master’s-level courses.
  • Help when you need it. Our excellent support staff can walk you through ways to fund your education, including federal student aid, military TA, veterans’ benefits, scholarships, private loans, and employer contributions.

Learn from a nationally recognized leader in online education.

At American Public University, our expert faculty and industry advisors work to shape a quality, relevant, online education that responds to the needs of working adults looking to advance their education in order to meet professional goals. Come discover how our award-winning, accredited education can help you reach your next level.

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